Kiwi Sherwood wins with Shaolin Backflip
Mon, 09 Jul 2012 8:06a.m.
Levi Sherwood of New Zealand finished top of the podium at the Swatch Free4Style event in Estavayer-le-Lac in Switzerland.
Each of the eight competitors had 90 seconds to present theirs tricks and figures in a bid to impress the judges.
Petr Pilat from Czech Republic - one of the favourites - performed an accomplished combination consisting of Backflip acrobatic jumps which required extreme precision.
The jump was executed impressively and handed him third place.
Mat Rebeaud astonished the crowd of more than 4000 with his soaring ride.
He grabbed second place with a high degree of difficulty and a perfectly landed jump.
But the winner was Sherwood.
The 21-year-old rider showed that it was worthwhile taking risks with his superb Shaolin Backflip jump securing the title.
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22/07/2012 9:25:33 a.m.
Wilson Owen wrote:
Levi Sherwood won the FMX XFighters in Madrid yesterday taking a big lead in the World Series - did anyone cover it?
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